Social Work 4 - Social Work System Levels Microsystems The...

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Social Work System Levels Microsystems – The smallest unit of analysis – typically the individual. Mezzo systems – Typically small groups in which individuals are involved – family, friends, work. Macro systems – The largest units of analysis – society, culture, social institutions, communities, organizations Exosystems – Systems outside the immediate area of analysis which may have an impact on it Interactions Between Micro Systems and Macro Systems Culture: shared attitudes, values, goals, beliefs, social expectations, technology, and behaviors that characterize the larger society in which individual micro systems live Community: people who have something in common that distinguishes them from others Institution: custom or behavior pattern of a culture; may also be an organization for a public purpose Organization: structured groups of people that exist to work toward some mutual goal and have a clearly defined membership Ecological Concepts
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course SOCWRK 1015 taught by Professor Rachelfusco during the Fall '11 term at Pittsburgh.

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